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Smelly washing machine

My candy washing machines smells of rotten water, a really strong musky, modly smell. I've had a plumber out to service it, he has said he cant find anything wrong with it. I've tried washing with vinegar, crystal salts and even bleach on a 90degrees spin, still the smell continues. Please has anyone any solution to this!

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  • richie40 Jul 20, 2008

    I have the exact same problem, I wonder if its something to do with the drying part of the machine. It doesn't matter what you run through the machine the smell just doesn't go away



    WBR

    Richie

  • seoirse Oct 08, 2008

    very powerful smell, does not come out of clothes with airing, happens on every wash. Smell would remind you of strong pipe tobacco or over-heated plastics, perhaps. machine cannot be used , the smell is so strong, and the room stinks from it too.

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I have the same problem.I have cleaned it, bleached it put chemicals in it and still the same, My candy washing machine is just over a year old.

The problem is cheap nasty Chinese rubbish. Most brands such as Hotpoint, Hoover, Zanussi are now all owned by the Chinese. I eventually upgraded to a Samsung. You need to go for anything that is not Chinese rubbish.

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I had that. Eventually found a dead mouse in the door seal. Sorry but it's true.

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